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You searched for: collection:prelinger AND creator:"U.S. Department Of Agriculture"
[movies]Earthquake - U.S. Department of Agriculture
San Fernando Valley earthquake of Feb. 1971, Sylmar, California.
Keywords: Earthquakes
Downloads: 17,553 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]When Elk Come Down - U.S. Department of Agriculture
Shot in and near Yellowstone National Park. Some good shots to be logged.
Downloads: 269 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Janet and the Genie - U.S. Department of Agriculture

Downloads: 196 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]To Conserve Our Heritage - U.S. Department of Agriculture
Essentially a conservation film (re: wildlife and erosion), the reel also goes on to promote the fur and sporting (hunting/fishing) industries. Opens with description of frontier as "shrouded in mystery." Tons of good shots of: grizzly bears ("monarchs of the wild"), bald eagle ("mighty individual"), deer, antelope, buffalo, birds flying in formation, and a snake in a tree. Also good shot of hands writing a letter...
Downloads: 143
[movies]Miracles From Agriculture - U.S. Department of Agriculture
Presents today's supermarkets as the showplaces of agriculture; discusses methods of improvement in the growing, handling, processing, and shipping of food products.
Keywords: Agriculture: Food industry; Consumerism
Downloads: 8,507 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Poverty in Rural America (Part I) - U.S. Department of Agriculture
Visits poor areas of the United States and discusses "War on Poverty" social and economic programs.
Keywords: Poverty; Rural America; Social issues: 1960s
Downloads: 8,261 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Heritage We Guard, A - U.S. Department of Agriculture
The film concerns the damage to soil and wildlife that accompanied the winning of the continent by westward migration, and the value of such life and current activities in restoration.
Downloads: 49
[movies]Henry Browne, Farmer - U.S. Department of Agriculture
Daily life of a patriotic African American farmer in Georgia during World War II.
Keywords: World War II: African Americans; Agriculture: Farms and farming; Georgia
Downloads: 6,563 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Topsoil - U.S. Department of Agriculture
The story of one of America's richest treasures -- the thin layer of topsoil on which we depend for most of our food, clothes, and other necessities of life. Shows why and how both city and rural people are dependent on topsoil of productive farmlands. Explains how topsoil was made by nature through the centuries and how it may be destroyed in a few years by improper farming methods. Distinguishes between productive topsoil and the less fertile subsoil, and ends on the theme that topsoil can be ...
Downloads: 69
[movies]Miracles From Agriculture - U.S. Department of Agriculture
Presents today's supermarkets as the showplaces of agriculture. Discusses methods of improvement in the growing, handling, processing, and shipping of food products and the cooperative assistance offered by agricultural and food-processing research centers. Hypothesizes that a nation grows according to the productivity of its agriculture. 04:16:57:25 High-angle parking lot and exterior of 1950s supermarket; audio track “Supermarket, symbol of the high standard of living in this country today....
Downloads: 365
[movies][Unidentified U.S. Department of Agriculture film] - U.S. Department of Agriculture
On fire prevention and the problems caused by forest fires.
Downloads: 106
[movies]Democracy at Work in Rural Puerto Rico - U.S. Department of Agriculture
Many scenes of life in rural Puerto Rico. 07:23:05 Democracy at Work in Rural Puerto Rico 00125 07:24:12 Nice black and white beach scene, more tropical beaches
Downloads: 135
[movies]Story of a Forest Ranger, The - Yogi says, Hi Ranger Smith. - U.S. Department of Agriculture
The work of a forest ranger: forest management, maintenance, fire suppression; an excellent firefighting sequence.
Keywords: Forest industry; Occupations: Forestry; Fires and firefighting
Downloads: 4,665 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Democracy at Work in Rural Puerto Rico - U.S. Department of Agriculture
Life and development in rural Puerto Rico.
Keywords: Puerto Rico
Downloads: 10,815 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Battle Is In Our Hands, The - U.S. Department of Agriculture

Downloads: 485 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]To Conserve Our Heritage (Part II) - U.S. Department of Agriculture
Simultaneously promotes conservation, the fur industry, hunting and fishing.
Keywords: Nature: Environment; Land use; Natural history
Downloads: 4,171 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]To Conserve Our Heritage (Part I) - U.S. Department of Agriculture
Simultaneously promotes conservation, the fur industry, hunting and fishing.
Keywords: Nature: Environment; Land use; Natural history
Downloads: 4,546 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Heritage We Guard, A - U.S. Department of Agriculture
The film concerns the damage to soil and wildlife that accompanied the winning of the continent by westward migration, and the value of such life and current activities in restoration.
Downloads: 455 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Sign of Dependable Credit, The - U.S. Department of Agriculture
On the Production Credit Association. some good shots to be logged shots of Chicago (Lake Shore Drive?) industrial city, smoking plants signs: The Peoples National Bank, Citizens Savings Bank, Commonwealth Bank ECUs of farmers' heads saying "I need money..." for various reasons (includes one African American man) Cotton pickers VS African American women sorting tobacco leaves Sheep en masse Mass of chickens in yard and in cages VS New York City street scenes (perhaps one of Boston) New York City...
Downloads: 359 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]How to Buy Meat (Part II) - U.S. Department of Agriculture
Presents a U. S. Department of Agriculture's consumer meat specialist who gives valuable tips on buying and preparing meat by using the USDA grades of quality. This is a pseudo cooking show circa 1970; woman in ugly print dress and big hair shows us prime cuts of meat, what "USDA" means, and slices cuts of meat, describing them in detail. Finished dinners are shown in CU detail. Woman puts meat dishes in oven and removes them using a potholder...
Downloads: 155
[movies]Poverty in Rural America (Part II) - U.S. Department of Agriculture
Visits poor areas of the United States and discusses "War on Poverty" social and economic programs.
Keywords: Poverty; Rural America; Social issues: 1960s
Downloads: 5,165 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]When Elk Come Down - U.S. Department of Agriculture
Shot in and near Yellowstone National Park. Some good shots to be logged.
Downloads: 165
[movies]Story of a Forest Ranger, The - U.S. Department of Agriculture
The work of forest ranger: forest management, maintenance, fire suppression. Firefighting sequence. Good forest fire; VS flames and firefighting
Downloads: 86
[movies]River, The (Part II) - U.S. Department of Agriculture, Resettlement Administration
Classic documentary history of the exploitation of the resources of the Mississippi River Valley and the work being done to rehabilitate and reclaim the area. Director and writer: Pare Lorentz. Narrator: Thomas Chalmers. Photography: Willard Van Dyke, Stacey Woodard and Floyd Crosby. Editor: Leo Zochling. Music: Virgil Thomson.
Keywords: New Deal: Conservation; Rivers: Mississippi; Infrastructure
Downloads: 7,501 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]River, The (Part I) - U.S. Department of Agriculture, Resettlement Administration
Classic documentary history of the exploitation of the resources of the Mississippi River Valley and the work being done to rehabilitate and reclaim the area. Director and writer: Pare Lorentz. Narrator: Thomas Chalmers. Photography: Willard Van Dyke, Stacey Woodard and Floyd Crosby. Editor: Leo Zochling. Music: Virgil Thomson.
Keywords: New Deal: Conservation; Rivers: Mississippi; Infrastructure
Downloads: 11,467 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Smoke Jumpers - U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
02:43:44:22 VS smoke jumpers parachuting out of airplane into forest. 02:54:45:17 VS men training; seven men do jumping jacks on grassy patch in the woods; VS CU men stretching their necks, rotating heads in circle; men in two rows of three do push-ups; men one by one jump of platform hit and roll back onto their feet; climb rope; somersault onto landing pad; climb monkey bars; strange mechanism “the muscle building torture rack” as announced on audio track, where line of men with feet tied ...
Downloads: 569
[movies]Home on the Range - U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Adjustment Agency
The contribution of the Western range country to the World War II effort: wool, mutton, beef and leather.
Keywords: Rural America
Downloads: 4,087 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Trees - Castle Films (possibly U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Some shots to be logged Forests World War I combat title: "Civilization stands on the firm foundation of wood" Man and woman reading in front of fireplace, 2 separate chairs framing fire, backs to camera Town by river, highway bridge and railroad, hills in background, steam train moving right to left (good) lumber yard train moving barrels crates history of writing shown with examples Chinese men beating fibers to make paper paper mills train lumbering - logging Papermaking processes title: "Cle...
Downloads: 171
[movies]Clouds - U.S. Department of Agriculture, Educational Film Service

Downloads: 362
[movies]Dust is Dying, The - U.S. Department of Agriculture, Motion Picture Service
Many good shots to be logged.
Downloads: 117
[movies]Little Smokey: The True Story of America's Forest Fire Preventin' Bear - U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Forest Service
A bear cub found after a forest fire is taken to the zoo and becomes Smokey Bear. Stresses the importance of fire prevention. 01:47:38:07 Deer in the woods. 01:47:41:08 VS little black bears, possibly cubs, climb in tree. 01:47:58:24 VS cute little black bear cub. 01:48:19:02 Wild uncontrolled forest fire raging; sun visible through smoke clouds; VS forest fire raging. 01:48:58:04 Great shot camera pans up from top of burning trees in forest fire to dark smoke clouds with bright round circle, su...
Downloads: 460
[movies]Duck Farming - U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Animals
"A Tendor Milk-fed Duck, done to a turn", feather pluckers (funny!), 34 pounds of feed will raise a duck of 5 pounds dressed! ducks to the right of me, ducks to the left of me! Ducks, ducks and more ducks. Great footage of early commercial duck farming practices; large industrial duck farm around 1920s in Long Island, New York. 11:26:50:19 VS Pekin or Peking ducks; hundreds of ducks on farm. 11:27:43:13 VS Muscovy ducks and muscovy chicks...
Downloads: 202
[movies]Duck Farming - U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Animals
"A Tendor Milk-fed Duck, done to a turn", feather pluckers (funny!), 34 pounds of feed will raise a duck of 5 pounds dressed! ducks to the right of me, ducks to the left of me! Ducks, ducks and more ducks. Great footage of early commercial duck farming practices; large industrial duck farm around 1920s in Long Island, New York. 11:26:50:19 VS Pekin or Peking ducks; hundreds of ducks on farm. 11:27:43:13 VS Muscovy ducks and muscovy chicks...
Downloads: 1,161 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Home on the Range - U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Adjustment Agency
The contribution of the western range country to the war effort: wool and mutton, beef and leather. The film shows the western ranges, the sheep and cattle, and the men who spent their lives on these ranges. Wartime production but this time the theme is meat. Stock shots: great stock shots of authentic cowboys; buffalo; antelope; black leg vaccine; harvesting hay; barbed wire; grazing livestock; sheep herds; lamb; shearing sheep; a Native American cowboy: John Stands-in-Timber; cattle roundup; c...
Downloads: 200
[movies]Maintenance of Roads - U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Public Roads
Some shots to be logged. Boy lies down on mother's lap while she sews up a tear in his pants. 08:15:24:15 Woman sits on coach sewing. Boy in with old-fashioned 1930s pants tucked into his socks enters frame, shows his mother the hole in his pants, lies stomach first on her lap, and the mother proceeds to sew the boys pants. Scene followed by intertitle: “The proverbial ‘stitch in time’ applies with equal force to the maintenance of roads.” 08:17:10:27 Two Black men step out of a 1920s st...
Downloads: 273
[movies]Who Shall Reap? - U.S. Department of Agriculture, Motion Picture Service
Insects or humans? Weeds, diseases, and other pestilence that confound farmers and threaten the worlds food supply.
Keywords: Agriculture: Herbicides and pesticides; Insects; Animals: Diseases
Downloads: 5,139 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Maintenance of Roads - U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Public Roads
Some shots to be logged. Boy lies down on mother's lap while she sews up a tear in his pants. 08:15:24:15 Woman sits on coach sewing. Boy in with old-fashioned 1930s pants tucked into his socks enters frame, shows his mother the hole in his pants, lies stomach first on her lap, and the mother proceeds to sew the boys pants. Scene followed by intertitle: “The proverbial ‘stitch in time’ applies with equal force to the maintenance of roads.” 08:17:10:27 Two Black men step out of a 1920s st...
Downloads: 206 (1 review)
[movies]Cougar Hunt, The - U.S. Department of Agriculture, Educational Film Service
On predator control in Mountain states. Many shots to be logged. 08:01:08:24 Cougar spotting prey from a tree limb. 08:02:07:01 Flock of sheep scattered all over grassy hillside surrounded by woods. 08:02:15:28 Wild horses running through pasture cut out of wooded hillside. 08:02:20:20 Hundreds of wild turkeys. 08:02:48:07 Rancher rides into frame on white shores and stops to find two of his animals dead; he takes off his hat and scratches his head in bewilderment...
Downloads: 327
[movies]Today's Chicks - U.S. Department of Agriculture, Motion Picture Service, Office of Information
1950s footage of baby chicks and chick hatcheries, both more mechanized hatcheries and those that are more manually maintained. Footage of chickens being tested for disease through various methods of blood testing. VS on Jordan Bros. Hatchery in Bridgewater, Virginia. 02:21:05:29 VS large groups of chickens and roosters. 02:23:39:09 VS man takes chickens one by one out of cage then put them on rotating wheel with wing restrainers so birds can’t move, another man takes blood samples from the bi...
Downloads: 257
[movies]In the Beginning - U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Dairy Industry, Extension Service, Division of Motion Pictures
Contents. The evolution of life and the fundamentals of mammalian reproduction, presented through animation, photomicrography, and natural photography. The commentator quotes William Harvey's statement that all animals have their origin in the single egg cell and views of several different animals illustrate this remark. Marching cadets, girls dressed in white marching in a religious procession, and men at work are shown as the commentator says, " all of mankind who have lived and labored on thi...
Downloads: 415
[movies]In the Beginning - U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Dairy Industry, Extension Service, Division of Motion Pictures
Fundamentals of mammalian reproduction, presented through animation, photomicrography and natural photography.
Keywords: Sex education; Biology; Biology: Reproduction
Downloads: 19,549 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Meats With Approval - U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of Information, Motion Picture Service
Explains the purposes of the federal meat inspection program and how it helps to assure wholesome, clean meat for the consumer.
Keywords: Meat: Inspection; Agriculture: Food industry: Meat; Health and hygiene
Downloads: 5,205 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Meats With Approval - U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of Information, Motion Picture Service
Explains the purposes of the federal meat inspection program and how it helps to assure wholesome, clean meat for the consumer. Shows the steps of inspection from live animals through slaughterhouse and cannery, and explains how it is administered and what it means to the consumer in terms of health and safety.
Downloads: 130
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